Characters: Colonies may be several metres across and consist of upright or prostrate tangles of mostly straight branches. Branches are exceptionally thin and delicate. They divide infrequently. Axial corallites are long and tubular. Radial corallites are mostly small and tubular to pocket-shaped, with sharp edges.
Colour: Pale brown.
Habitat: With Acropora derawanensis in shallow reef environments protected from wave action.
Similar species: Acropora derawanensis , Acropora kirstyae